Tay-K’s Manager Gives an Update After Rumors that the Rapper is Suicidal Spread

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Tay-K has been in prison since 2017.

Over the weekend, a photo of controversial incarcerated rapper Tay-K, real name Taymor Travon McIntyre, wearing a suicidal prevention suit started floating around social media.

This had fans fearing for the safety of the 18-year-old rapper:

READ: 17-Year-Old Rapper Tay-K’s Letter From Jail

On Sunday night (February 24th) Tay-K’s manager Ezra Veril responded to the picture, saying that the photo is old and that Tay-K is not suicidal.

READ: Debunking the Meme Comparing The Cases of Tay-K & the Texas Shooter: Here are the Facts

On his Instagram he wrote:

‘Tay-K] did that to get out of the solitary confinement he’s been in for close to two years,” the manager wrote on Instagram. “Crazy the extremes you have to take it just to be treated humanely in a fucked up situation.

Here is the post via DJ Akademiks:


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That night also Tay-K sent out his first tweet in a year:

Tay-K, who has been charged with the murders of two men, is currently being held at the Lon Evans Corrections Center in Fort Worth, Texas. He has been incarcerated since July 2017.

Source: DJ Akademiks

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